UPDATE 1-Suspect sought in Paris attack had trained in Yemen - sources

January 9, 2015 1:39 AM

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WASHINGTON Jan 8 (Reuters) - One of two brothers suspected of carrying out the deadly shooting at a French satirical weekly visited Yemen in 2011 to train with al Qaeda-affiliated militants, U.S. and European sources close to the investigation said on Thursday.

The sources said Said Kouachi, 34, was in Yemen for a number of months training with Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), one of the group's most active affiliates.

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